Zoning has been approved for the adaptive reuse of the former Morton Salt Warehouse Complex. Located at 1357 N Elston Avenue in West Town, the former manufacturing complex is bound by the north branch of the Chicago river to the east, N Elston Avenue to the west, and W Blackhawk Street to the north. Blue Star Properties is developing the project in collaboration with R2 Companies.
Glass installation is nearly complete for Monroe Laflin Place, a four-story apartment building planned for 104 S Laflin Street in West Loop. Developed by Tom Meador, the development will yield 51 total units.
Three separate demolition permits have been issued for three adjacent residential` buildings, located at 4115-23 N Whipple Street in Irving Park. Collectively owned by MK Construction & Builders Inc, all three of the structures are frame. Each property also has a detached frame garage that will also undergo demolition. While it is unclear what the owner has planned for the parcels, each is zoned for RS-3 Residential Single-Unit District, which allows for detached single family homes and two-flats. RS-3 also permits a maximum height of 30 feet and a floor area ratio of 0.9, whereby any replacing structure may have up to 90 percent of the square footage of the lot itself.
Construction is now above ground level with crane installation complete for 1045 on Fulton Market. When YIMBY last reported on the progress of the Fulton Market 12-story office development, site excavation was underway. Officially addressed as 1045 W Fulton Market, the project has previously filed permits under 237 N Aberdeen Street and was listed as 1043 W Fulton Market.
Renderings have been revealed for a five-story mixed-use development located at 1317 N Western Avenue in Wicker Park. Located along N Western Avenue, the vacant mid-block lot was previously a used car sales lot. Fulton Grace Realty is the developer behind the proposal.